Manufacturing Capabilities

Molding

Capabilities that improve efficiency and accelerate development.

B. Braun's OEM Division offers a variety of in-house molding capabilities including injection molding, insert molding and over molding. Our primary 400,000-square-foot U.S. plant includes a 16,500-square-foot ISO Class 8 molding facility housing some of B. Braun’s 80 injection molding presses, which range from 55-330 tons.

An in-house tool and machine shop maintains production molds and works closely with in-house designers, process engineers and material experts to improve molding efficiency. It provides the flexibility to produce custom core pins and inserts to modify an existing mold to meet your demands and accelerate development.

Extrusion

Streamline custom set and device development

As a leading provider of IV therapy products, B. Braun has extensive in-house extrusion capabilities. We can produce a wide range of extrusion types in varying sizes, materials and colors.

Our expertise includes:

Types

  • Single- and multi-lumen
  • Ribbed tubing (I.D or O.D.)
  • Single- and multi-striped
  • Co-extrusion including striping, radiopaque striping
  • Multi-layer
  • Paratubing
  • Profile extrusions
  • Solid extrusions
  • Tapered/bump

Materials

  • Flexible and rigid PVC
  • Polyurethane
  • Nylon
  • Acetal 
  • FEP and radiopaque FEP
  • Pebax
  • Polypropylene
  • Polyethylene
  • Polyester
  • Polycarbonate
  • Thermoplastic urethanes
  • Thermoplastic elastomers

Finished Products

  • Custom components
  • Ballon catheters
  • Dilators
  • Drainage sets
  • IV sets
  • Fluid managment sets
  • High pressure sets

Our extrusion capabilities can help streamline the development and production of your custom set or device, providing you with increased flexibility and improved speed to market.

Assembly

Complete outsourcing solution

B. Braun exclusively designs and manufactures products for the medical market. This single-minded focus on medical devices established our reputation for unrivaled quality. We’ve built advanced manufacturing facilities around the world, and our primary North American facility is no exception. It features state-of-the-art quality systems and ISO Class 8 clean rooms. With the flexibility to change from manual to semi-automated to fully automated assembly, we can produce both small- and large-scale volumes.

Manufacturing and assembly capabilities include:

  • Molding
  • Extrusion
  • Ultrasonic welding
  • Solvent bonding
  • UV curing
  • Hole drilling
  • Pad printing
  • RF tipping
  • Ballooning
  • Automation
  • Packaging
  • Sterilization

An on-site QC analytical lab with comprehensive testing capabilities complements our manufacturing and assembly capabilities.

Packaging

A single source for private-labeled devices, kits and solutions

Our extensive packaging capabilities allow you to rely on B. Braun's OEM Division as a single source for custom private-labeled devices, procedure kits and solutions.

Packaging options include:

  • Blister packs
  • Flexible pouches
  • Polybags
  • Non-sterile bulk
  • Containers for solutions
  • Kits and trays

A full-color in-house print shop handles all of your labeling needs while providing convenience and cost control. In addition to our complete packaging capabilities, we offer in-house sterilization and laboratory services.

Selecting our packaging services helps speed completion and ensures continuation of quality.

Analytical Testing

Another measure of quality control

B. Braun’s on-site Quality Control analytical lab features advanced testing equipment and provides comprehensive capabilities that support the Quality Assurance Program.

Areas of focus include:

  • Microbiology
  • Chemistry
  • Bacterial Endotoxin Testing
  • ISO 10993 Biocompatibility

With our on-site laboratory services, your project receives the highest level of attention – helping to ensure product safety and improve speed to market

Sterilization

Validated for the utmost in safety

B. Braun's OEM Division offers in-house EtO sterilization as a part of our single-source solution for customers. Our sterilization facility features eight 130- to 3,600-cubic-foot fully validated chambers – all microprocessor controlled for precise operation. An on-site laboratory verifies sterility of every cycle according to ISO, FDA/QSR and USP requirements.

We also offer expertise in designing products with other sterilization methods in mind.

 

Literature

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